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Strict adjective – Given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint.
Usage example: that piano teacher is notoriously strict, but students make great strides under her tutelage

Soft is an antonym for strict in topics: severe, authoritarian.
Nearby Words: strictly, strictness
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Soft adjective – Tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others.
Usage example: felt that his wife had been a little too soft on their son, and that more discipline was in order

Strict is an antonym for soft in topics: lenient, faint, compassionate, stupid, cushioned.
Nearby Words: soften, softness, softly, softening, softie
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